Women's Studies: Films and Videos

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I Am an Ox, I Am a Horse, I Am a Man, I Am a Woman

Film about women filmmakers and producers in the U.S.S.R. Russian with English subtitles. PN1993.5.R9 I2 1990. VIDEO

I Am Your Sister: Forging Global Connections across Differences: Conference Opening

59 min., I Am Your Sister, 1991 - On October 5-8, 1990, Boston, over 1000 women from 22 countries came to celebrate and honor Audre Lorde at this conference. This video covers the welcome by Jacqui Alexander and many poetry readings. PN6109.L47 I26 1991. VIDEO

I Lease Wombs, I Don't Sell Babies

46 min., University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning, 1992 - A dramatization of a legal inquiry, in which a surrogate mother, parents receiving the child, and their lawyer are questioned about the legal, ethical, and moral issues surrounding surrogate motherhood. HQ759.5 .I3 1992. VIDEO

I Need Your Full Cooperation by Kathryn High

1989, 28 min., Dist. by Women Make Movies - "Chronicles the relationship between women and the medical institution using experimental techniques." HQ1233 .I5 1986. VIDEO

I, the Worst of All (Yo, la Peor de Todas)

107 min, First Run Features, 2003. - The story of Juana Inés de la Cruz. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to. PN1997 Y6 2003 VIDEO

Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

58 min., PBS, 1989 - Uses Wells' memoirs to follow the life of this courageous African American woman who became a leading figure in the anti lynching campaigns of the Reconstruction era following the U.S. Civil War. E185.61 .I32 1989. VIDEO

I'll Ride That Horse! Montana Women Bronco Riders by Doris Loeser

27 min., SUSM/Montana Public TV & KBYU/Provo & Salt Lake. Women who toured the rodeo circuit from the late 20s to the late 50s tell their stories. GV1833.5 .I45 1994. VIDEO

Imogen Cunningham, Photographer

20 min., Time Life Film and Video, 1972 - Presents this pioneer portrait photographer by using interviews, candid footage of the artist, and a generous look at her work. FILM

In Harm's Way

27 min., Women Make Movies, 1996. - Autobiography of filmmaker Jan Krawitz. She talks about her childhood in the 1950s in Philadelphia and of her rape years later which forever changed her life and ideas of security. HV 6558 K73 1996 Media

In Her Own Time

59 min., Direct Cinema, 1986 - Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood. Also tells how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews. F869.L89 J58 1986. VIDEO

In Search of a Holy Man

30 min., Hartley Film Foundations, 1988 - follows a woman's search for enlightenment and for a holy man who can facilitate that process. Her journey leads her too Tibet and India where an international conference of Buddhist nuns is taking place. BQ6150. I67 1988. VIDEO

In the Best Interest of the Children

53, min., Women Make Movies - Explores the issue of child custody by lesbian parents. Introductory in tone, this film looks at a diversity of experiences, races and classes of the eight mothers who are interviewed. FILM

The Incas

59 min., PBS 1980 - a look at 16th century South American civilization by examining the work of three archaeologists excavating in Peru: Ann Kendall, John Hyslop and Craig Morris. F3429 .I55. VIDEO

Increase and Multiply?

59 min., TransAmerica Video Services, 1990 - filmed in Kenya, Zimbabwe, China, Guatemala and Mexico this film examines the dangers of a world population explosion and the Christian fundamentalists in cutting off U.S. funds for family planning. HQ 766 I53 1987. VIDEO

India Cabaret

55 min., Film makers Library, 1986 - examines contemporary India's attitude toward women by focusing on the lives of a group of female strippers. HQ1742 .I55 1985. VIDEO

Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo

58 min., PBS, 1988 - presents this researcher's meticulous work with Oklahoma's history and her discovery of the complex swindle of the five civilized tribes of Oklahoma. E 78.O45 I52 1988. VIDEO

Islam and Feminism

26 min., South Productions - Examines Pakistan's Islamic law, "which does not distinguish among rape, adultery and fornication" and discusses the efforts of women's organizations to combat the discrimination which Pakistani women face. HQ 1236.5.P18 I84 1991. VIDEO

Islam, the Veil and the Future

30 min., 1980 - in an interview with Nulga Alegolan, wife of the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S., Nancy Dickerson presents the role of women in the Middle East. HQ1726.5 .I85 1980. VIDEO

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